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Coming attractions: Don't miss these chapter events.

We're always thinking of new ways to raise funds, educate people, support scleroderma patients—and have a lot of fun at the same time. We hope to see you at these upcoming events.

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Let's Talk Scleroderma

Saturday, April 25, 2015

8:15 a.m. 12:30 p.m.
DoubleTree by Hilton Detroit-Novi

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An educational conference with medical professionals speaking on scleroderma medical conditions directed at patients, caregivers and family members. Conference fee includes a buffet breakfast and conference materials. Advance registration for the conference is required by Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Day of Registration will not be available. Register today!


Stampede Scleroderma

Zoo Walk, 5k/10k Run
Sunday, June 7, 2015

Detroit Zoo, Royal Oak, MI

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Last year’s event had more than 800 participants, and we’re hoping to make the herd even bigger in 2015. Registration is open, so sign up today! Your registration includes all-day admission to the zoo-bring your family and friends and make a day of it. The ultimate goal of all our fundraising events is a cure for scleroderma. But we’ve decided to add a few more incentives along the way for our Stampede Scleroderma participants. Our new incentive program will reward fundraisers with fun Scleroderma Foundation branded merchandise at several different levels:

  • Warmhearted Wallabies Level ($100 to $250): SF Golf Umbrella
  • Galloping Gazelle Level ($251 to $750): Roll-up Fleece Blanket
  • Caring Caribou Level ($751 to $1000): Insulated Tervis Mug
  • Gator Givers Level ($1001 to $2500): 24-Can Convertible Duffel Bag/Cooler PLUS one of the above items
  • Charging Rhino Level ($2501-$5000): Cozy Fleece Jacket PLUS two of the above items
  • Gorilla Masters Level ($5001-$10,000): Master Grill Set PLUS three of the above items
  • King of the Jungle Level ($10,000+): Folding Chair with Carrying Bag PLUS all of the above items

To be eligible for incentive items, contributions must be secured and received by the Michigan Chapter no later than May 1, 2015.


Downriver Support Group Walk

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Heritage Park, Taylor, MI

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Event kicks off with a walk around the scenic Heritage Park in Taylor, MI. The Celebration continues with refreshments and ability to purchase scleroderma items. Register today!


How to Dance in the Rain Conference

Saturday, August 29, 2015

9 a.m. 5 p.m.
Crowne Plaza Grand Rapids

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An educational conference with medical professionals speaking on scleroderma and overlapping autoimmune related conditions directed at patients, caregivers and family members. Conference fee includes a buffet lunch, conference materials and a tote bag. Group block reduced fees ($99), available at the Crowne Plaza Grand Rapids. You must mention the Scleroderma Foundation block rate to be eligible for the reduced fee. Booking your room in advance is recommended. Advanced registration for the conference is required by Thursday, August 20, 2015. Day of registration will not be available. Register today!


Hideous Holiday Sweater Run

5K and 13k Run/Walk
Saturday, November 7, 2015

Kensington Metropark, Milford, MI

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Take a hideous fashion idea and run with it, November 7 at the 3rd annual Hideous Holiday Sweater Run. Don your tackiest reindeer or Santa sweater and run or walk a 5k or 13k course at beautiful Kensington Metropark. All proceeds will go to the Scleroderma Foundation Michigan Chapter, so help us run toward a cure for scleroderma and sign-up today!


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